Big Beach Marathon & Half Marathon

Sunday, Jan 27, 2019
From: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
The Hangout
101 E. Beach Blvd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
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Big Beach Marathon & Half Marathon
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The Big Beach Marathon and Half Marathon takes place in Gulf Shores, Alabama, known for its white sand beaches and clear Gulf of Mexico waters. Boasting a flat and fast Boston Qualifier course, the marathon reveals beautiful scenery as it runs through the paved trail system of Gulf State Park before finishing the last three miles on Beach Blvd with great views of the Gulf of Mexico. The race starts and finishes at the entertainment and dining epicenter of Gulf Shores, The Hangout.
Each participant will receive a custom finishers medal, long sleeve tech race shirt, access to post race party with free beer, food and live music.

Expo, Packet Pickup and Jeff Galloway
Saturday, January 26
8:45 a.m. – Meet and Greet with Jeff Galloway (all runners welcome)
9 a.m. – Shake out run with Jeff Galloway (all runners welcome)
10 a.m. – Jeff Galloway Running School (must register for school)
Noon – Packet Pickup and Expo open
8 p.m. – Packet Pickup and Expo close
No Race Day Registration

Race Day Schedule
Sunday, January 27
6:15 a.m. – Late Packet Pickup Opens
7:45 a.m. – Late Packet Pickup Closes
8 a.m. – Race Start Marathon, Half Marathon & Marathon Relay
11 a.m. – Award Ceremony Half Marathon
2 p.m.  – Award Ceremony Marathon & Marathon Relay
3 p.m.  – Course Officially closes
4 p.m.  – Post-race Party ends

Big Beach Marathon and Half Marathon will be the first race in the 2019 Run The Beach Series.

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